• People Are Tweeting What Their Pets Are Doing but Referring to Them as “Coworkers”

    6 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Before this period of self-isolation I was working from home three days a week, so I'm used to having my two cats laying across my keyboard, rubbing their tails in my face during video meetings, and pawing at me for attention. For many people, however, working from home with their new coworkers, aka their pets, has been more of an adjustment period.
    One such person, who goes by altrey on Twitter, wanted to know what everyone else's "coworkers" have been up to, because she says hers "won't stop screaming at me, I know she's probably still hungry, but I just gave her food." In a separate...
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  • The Easy Time-Management Trick I Use to Stay on Top of My Work and Self-Care Routine

    The Easy Time-Management Trick I Use to Stay on Top of My Work and Self-Care Routine

    6 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Whether you're juggling your job duties and family ones or just working from home solo for the first time , it's going to be an adjustment. Trust me, I feel you. When I first starting working from home as a freelancer, I found time management to be one of the most challenging aspects to master, from the pressure from "just one more email" to the siren song of a nearby couch and TV.
    However, in addition to my actual job , I've also appointed myself unofficial spokesperson for the Pomodoro Technique. Named after the creator's tomato-shaped timer, its premise is fairly simple: you block out...
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